Satellite Source: Landsat 7
Mode: Multispectral
Resolution: 30 meter
Image Date & Time: 06-29-2018 1644 UTC

Confidence: High
Issue Date: 06-29-2018

Region: Gulf of Mexico
Location: 2918'27" N, 9314'30" W
Coverage Area: 0.12 km^2

Remarks:
Possible oil was observed in satellite imagery. This anomaly is unconfirmed 
as oil. The anomaly was white/silver relative to its background which 
is consistent with oil in sunglint. Additionally, the anomaly appeared 
to originate from an oil facility or a sunken barge in the immediate vicinity.
 The anomaly extended about .75 NM long by 0.05 NM wide at its widest.
 Winds were at 5 KT out of the SW at the time of the image. Given the 
above factors we have HIGH confidence in our assessment.

Uncertainties:
This anomaly could be emanating from any of three possible sources in the 
immediate area, including a known repeat leak source associated with the 
recovery of a sunken barge previously noted in NRC#1212987.


Analyst: Lee


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